Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.



831 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 5


Topic # 99383 18-Mar-2012 17:09 Send private message

G'day there,

Just built a PC for gaming after not having one for years (iMac user)

Question: Is it still prudent from time to time to clean up the registry, and if so what are the best current programmes people use?

Cheers

P.S
I have a Win8 disk...use it or bin it? I'm only playing games on this puppy. 

Create new topic
1194 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 253


  Reply # 596829 18-Mar-2012 17:31 Send private message

CCleaner is a good general clean up tool for Windows.





1507 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 257


  Reply # 596836 18-Mar-2012 17:54 Send private message

l43a2: CCleaner is a good general clean up tool for Windows.

+1

Never fails 




Artificial intelligence is no match, for natural stupidity



923 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 54


  Reply # 596839 18-Mar-2012 18:02 Send private message

Ccleaner if I ever bother. Im on win 7 64 bit and I have only done it once to my memory.

Win 8 should be ok for gaming as it is similar to win 7, but some games may not like it. Also, you will likely have to reinstall everything in a short while if you use win 8 CP. 

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Speed limit when overtaking? Teach me please.
Created by nakedmolerat, last reply by joker97 on 25-Oct-2014 09:00 (75 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


House Auctions
Created by t0ny, last reply by mattwnz on 25-Oct-2014 00:18 (36 replies)
Pages... 2 3


VDSL, which router/modem sub $200?
Created by TeaLeaf, last reply by TeaLeaf on 24-Oct-2014 23:26 (16 replies)
Pages... 2


30 too old to get into IT?
Created by Interslice, last reply by shk292 on 24-Oct-2014 20:39 (16 replies)
Pages... 2


American legal jurisdiction in New Zealand
Created by ajobbins, last reply by gzt on 21-Oct-2014 14:58 (30 replies)
Pages... 2


iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3. Gonna get one?
Created by Dingbatt, last reply by tdgeek on 25-Oct-2014 01:10 (109 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8


5Ghz AP recommendations?
Created by ubergeeknz, last reply by sbiddle on 24-Oct-2014 12:42 (12 replies)

Snap have failed our company!
Created by dafman, last reply by kornflake on 23-Oct-2014 17:41 (37 replies)
Pages... 2 3



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.